One day last week Chester Bliss Bowles picked up his office telephone and heard the voice of a farm-bloc Senator: "Damn it, Chet, everyone else is getting his cut. You've got to give the farmer his."
Hulking Chet Bowles leaned back in his chair and listened patiently. Then, calmly, like a teacher going over a lesson with a backward pupil, he replied: "But, Senator, you know the farmer is doing all right. When have farm markets been so good? Or prices so high? Or mortgages so few?"
The argument ended with both...